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I can articulate precisely what problem I am trying to solve.
I have articulated precisely what problem I am trying to solve.
I have confirmed that someone else can articulate what problem I am trying to solve.
I can articulate why my problem is important to solve.
I can articulate how much my problem is worth solving.
I have a Plan B in case my solution to my current problem doesn’t work.
I have already implemented my Plan B in case my solution to my current problem doesn’t work.
I can articulate the steps required to solve my current problem.
I can clearly articulate unknowns and risks associated with my current problem.
I have not thought or said “I can just make up the time” without immediately talking to someone.
I write a “framework” and have used it multiple times to actually solve a problem it was intended to solve.
I can articulate what the test for completion of my current is.
I can articulate the hypothesis related to my problem and how I could falsify it.
I can articulate the (various) latency requirements for my current problem.
I can articulate the (various) throughput requirements for my current problem.
I can articulate the most common concrete use case of the system I am developing.
I know the most common actual, real-life values of the data I am transforming.
I know the acceptable ranges of values of all the data I am transforming.
I can articulate what will happen when (somehow) data outside that range enters the system.
I can articulate a list of input data into my system roughly sorted by likelihood.
I know the frequency of change of the actual, real-life values of the data I am transforming.
I have (at least partially) read the (available) documentation for the hardware, platform, and tools I use most commonly.
I have sat and watched an actual user of my system.
I know the slowest part of the users of my system’s workflow with high confidence.
I know what information users of my system will need to make effective use of the solution.
I can articulate the finite set of hardware I am designing my solution to work for.
I can articulate how that set of hardware specifically affects the design of my system.
I have recently profiled the performance of my system.
I have recently profiled the memory usage of my system.
I have used multiple different profiling methods to measure the performance of my system.
I know how to significantly improve the performance of my system without changing the input/output interface of the system.
I know specifically how I can and will debug live release builds of my work when they fail.
I know what data I am reading as part of my solution and where it comes from.
I know how often I am reading data I do not need as part of my solution.
I know what data I am writing as part of my solution and where it is used.
I know how often I am writing data I do not need to as part of my solution.
I can articulate how all the data I use is laid out in memory.
I never use the phrase “platform independent” when referring to my work.
I never use the phrase “future proof” when referring to my work.
I can schedule my own time well.
I am vigilant about not wasting others’ time.
I actively seek constructive feedback and take it seriously.
I am not actively avoiding any uncomfortable (professional) conversations.
I am not actively avoiding any (professional) conflicts.
I consistently interact with other professionals, professionally.
I can articulate what I believe others should expect from me.
I do not require multiple reminders to respond to a request or complete work.
I pursue opportunities to return value to the commons (when appropriate.)
I actively work to bring value to the people I work with.
I actively work to ensure underrepresented voices are heard.